History

Our biggest annual program is the Village Building Convergence. Over the past 15 years we have facilitated 1000s of community members in their placemaking journey.

To journey through time and place, use the interactive map below to watch our placemaking endeavors from the beginning until 2013!


View map on GeoCommons

VBC 15 Placemaking Sites can be found by clicking here!


City Repair and/or VBC across the nation, and the globe!
We've also helped start numerous chapters of the VBC across the nation, and even in Canada.
* Sebastapol VBC
* OlyVBC (Olympia)
* Santa Barbara VBC (California)
*
City Repair Calgary (Canada)
* Vermont VBC

Organizations or entities that have been birthed from City Repair over time include:
Communitecture
The Portland Earth Day Coalition
Free Geek
* ClarkLewis, Gotham Tavern, and Family Supper
DePave
* SHIFT

Other placemaking interventions/initiatives that we were foundational in supporting, developing, or inspiring include:
Portland
Dignity Village
Tryon Farm
ReBuilding Center
* PDX Harp

Across the Nation!
* Village Reclamation Project (Minneapolis)
* OM Village (Madison, WI)
* Quixote Village (Olympia, WA)
* Opportunity Village (Eugene, OR)
* Feet First (Seattle)
* PLACE (Oakland, California)